Caliper Mapping and Transportation Glossary

DEFINITION

What is a Majority-Minority District?

A Majority-Minority District is a term used by courts for legislative seats where a group or a single racial or language minority constitutes a majority of the population. (These are also referred to as "effective districts.")

What is a Majority-Minority district/Majority-Minority district definition

Using Maptitude for Redistricting to Create Districts

Maptitude for Redistricting is the professional tool for political redistricting and it includes tools for creating and checking majority-minority districts. It is used by a supermajority of the state legislatures, political parties, and public interest groups for creating districts for all levels of government.

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